Rome Newsroom, Mar 7, 2021 / 04:30 am MT (CNA).- Here is the full prepared text of Pope Francis’ Angelus address, delivered March 7, 2021, in Bakhdida (Qaraqosh), Iraq. Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! I am grateful to the Lord for the opportunity to be among you this morning.
CNA Staff, Mar 7, 2021 / 08:50 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis on Sunday expressed joy at the vitality of the Church in Iraq despite years of fierce persecution. Celebrating Mass in the Franso Hariri Stadium in Erbil on March 7, the pope praised the country’s dwindling Christian community for
CNA Staff, Mar 6, 2021 / 03:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis on Saturday appealed for harmony among the followers of the world’s major monotheistic religions at an interreligious meeting in the Plain of Ur, southern Iraq. Speaking at the ancient site, believed to be the birthplace of Abraham, the
Baghdad, Iraq, Mar 5, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Here is the full prepared text of Pope Francis’ address to the Iraqi authorities, civil society, and the diplomatic corps, delivered March 5, 2021, at the Presidential Palace in Baghdad. Mr President, Members of Government and the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished